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Oct 4, 2012 11:00am PDT
should say. weather is next. >>> also, the humanitarian side of the military. why local officials climbed onboard a navy ship today. >>> later, helping victims of domestic violence. the event going >>> look up in the skies this afternoon over the bay and you might spot the blue angels. this is a live picture of the amphibious assault ship docked along the embarcadero in san francisco where the mayor officially welcomed the navy's arrival where amy hollyfield joins us live. >> reporter: good morning. fleet week is about the blue angels, let's be honest the highlight. local officials want you to know that fleet week is more than just an air show. they say step onboard the uss macon island to learn more. this floating city was too busy to visit san francisco during fleet week last year the crew was preparing for a long deployment. but it is back. and the crew is ready to give you a tour. >> it is interesting to see people are great to meet. definitely come out. >> reporter: local dignataries and emergency workers climbed onboard today to meet with military leaders. they are focused o
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Oct 8, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. she says supply is fine and gas shouldn't be at record high in california. locally triple a praises are up again since friday from 4.64 in santa rosa to 4.73 in san francisco. winter blend gasoline will be sold early to increase supply. expected to bring down prices. although it could have an impact on pollution. >>> now if you are lacking to find the cheapest gas in your neighborhood, we have some tips for you. sgrous to our web site. you will find the best deals in your neighborhood. find the link at the top of our home page. >> number of people in calistoga forced from their homes tomorrow. bomb squad plans to destroy a supply of medical eevter. highly explosive substance found at the calistoga fairground today. now it's too dangerous to transport. bomb squad will december detroit on the spot blow it up. that means 75 or 100 people medley south of the fairgrounds will be evacuated for their safety. should take about 2 hours. no major closures are expected. >>> well san jose fire department mean time is looking for arsonist tonight there have been at least 6 incidents in the area
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Oct 28, 2012 9:00am PDT
avenue. he died at a local hospital. more details this morning about that nanny accused of killing two children in new york city. she has no criminal history but did recently seek psychiatric help. the children's mother found the two and six-year-old kids stabbed in the bathtub on thursday. they were fully clothed. they died on the way to the hospital. the nanny had also stabbed herself several times. she is still alive, but investigators can't question her yet because of wounds to her neck. >> two teenagers were injured when they were hit by a car while walking along a sonoma street yesterday afternoon. the 14-year-old boys were in the crosswalk when they were struck by a 92-year-old man driving a car. one of the boys suffered a possible skull fracture. the other had minor cuts and bruises. sheriff's deputies say the man did not see the teens. speed and alcohol are not considered factors in that accident. >>> 33 new fire department new recruits in san jose begin training tomorrow. it will be the largest numbers of recruits the city has ever trained at one time. the previous record, 30
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Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm PDT
40s, giants going to wear heavy woolen long sleeve shirts. more details in our local forecast coming up later. >> also, the local connection to the nanny murder case in new york. questions you should be asking if you're about to hire one. >> and a new milestone for bart tonight. taking you through the tunnel under a lake part of the ride to the south bay. stay with us. >>> voters will decide whether to tax sewed why and other beverages if it passes richmond will be the first city to oppose a penny per ounce tax on businesses that sell soft drimpbs. big money pouring into the campaign from outside of the bay area. abc 7 news is at richmond city hall with this battle. mark? >> this is where it started. measure n propose bid a city councilman, a retired doctor, heart specialist said after 30 years, he saw how obesity was taking a toll. he wanted to do something to stop it. studies have shown drinking sugar sweet yend drinks is linked to eeb ease ti in children. and the cardiologist convince aid majority to pult a measure on the november ballot that would tax soda and other sugary drinks
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Oct 26, 2012 4:00am PDT
frisco, though. the locals don't like it. that's madison bumgarner. getting help from fielding here. top two, prince fielder tying to score from first. bad idea. these gone down. a missed opportunity for detroit. that's scary opportunity there for detroit pitcher doug fister. taking a line drive from gregor blanco. he would stay in. later in the inning, that's fister getting bumgarner to fly out. bumgarner did his work on the bump. omar infante, also no. bumgarner, seven innings, two hits, eight ks. 4-6-3 double-play. 2-0. giants get the win. >>> nfl football on a thursday night. adrian peterson and the vikings undefeated at home taking on the buccaneers. christian ponder to percy harvin. beautiful fade route. great catch. bucs down 13-7. josh freeman, mike williams. that's a better catch because the degree of difficulty was a steep one. look at williams. one foot and a little toe-tap. 20-7. fourth touchdown catch of the season. third quarter is freeman. short pass to doug martin. freeman had three touchdowns. combined one yard ahead of scrimmage because that was a screen pass that
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Oct 20, 2012 6:00am PDT
goes up on monday as the cold front pushes through. monday morning here locally. so it will arrive just in time to mess up the morning commute. here's a look at the system. it's being held back from a ridge of high pressure. with it cold air, breezy conditions. but today it will be mild. we will see the sunshine and we will enjoy a nice day from north to south. numbers in the 40s it start in the sierra nevada. 64 later on with 74 in yosemite. we will be looking at the snow to start by midday monday. and about a foot. snow. the sierra crest, circumstance inches possible about 6,000 feet. of course, this may in packet i-80 and u.s. 50. if you have travel plans, keep that in mine. 72 in the city. nice afternoon through fremont, 73. more sunshine as you head toward livermore at 75. 63 at our coast. numbers really not far from the average. a pleasant afternoon and down by the monterey bay lots of clouds right now. a little fog around and 66 in monterey. and later on this afternoon over into the east bay, stanford today noontime 65 versus cal. notice by 3:00 we are at 70 degrees. so it s
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Oct 31, 2012 12:00am PDT
applause ] thank you for ignoring the local authorities to be here tonight for our first show from the harvey theater at the brooklyn academy of music. it's a beautiful theater. mayor bloomberg will be here shortly to have you arrested. a lot has changed since i lived in brooklyn. last time i was here, i don't remember a hurricane trying to murder me. we were supposed to start our week last night but we couldn't because of hurricane sandy. anyone want to join a motorcycle gang and take over the streets? after the show. more than 8 million people lost power last night which means no one's watching right now. [ laughter ] new jersey got the worst of it. 60% of the state of new jersey lost power. it's funny when i got here on friday, everyone i met, every single person said not to worry about the hurricane at all, that's when i knew we were in a lot of trouble. almost everyone i talked to sounded like this guy out in long island named mike. >> we actually found a guy who is awake and alert and waiting to ride out the storm. mike up in the window here above us. mike, you going to ride
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Oct 27, 2012 11:00pm PDT
recommended especially monday and tuesday. here locally, live doppler 7hd showing you career sky -- clear sky across the bay area, and mild temperature. antioch, 67. 60 in san francisco. 60 in san jose. san rafael, mild, 64 degrees. here's a look at the forecast. clear sky tonight. a little patchy valley fog in the north bay. sunny and mile day sunday, and then clouds thicken up on tuesday, leading to chance of rain as we head into halloween on wednesday. you can see the storm track well to the north of us as high pressure has built in and that's exactly where it will stay for at least one more day. so, expect plenty of sunshine for your sunday. plenty of mild temperatures, and that will last until tuesday when that ridge of high pressure starts to break down a bit and the storm front will move in here's a look at the lows tonight. in the north bay, clear sky. mid-to-upper 40s. 50s elsewhere. the highs for your sunday, very nice and mild with 82 for santa rosa, interior east bay, mid-to-low 80s tomorrow. 80 for concord. 73 expected tomorrow for san francisco. may see a little cloudiness d
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Oct 24, 2012 4:00am PDT
. the attack has some locals saying they will be staying far away from the ocean. >> too many bad things have been happening here. and the water, it's pretty unpredictable. >> once in a while, you get to see some whales, which is pretty cool. but, no. there's too many sharks out here, man. that's my opinion. i wouldn't dare go in there. >> medical examiners say they will be looking at the bite marks to help determine the sides and type of the shark. at least one marine expert says the attacker was likely a great white. >>> two teenage brothers are now charged with murdering a 12-year-old neighbor girl in southern new jersey. autumn pasquale's body was discovered in a recycling bin, next to where the suspects lived with their mother. the middle schooler was apparently lured into their house saturday afternoon by the younger boy. and then, strangled. the boy's mother was the one who called police after she read disturbing posts on a facebook page. >>> and here's a heads-up for the next time you fly. for the first time, we know where you're most likely to get your stuff ripped off by the ts
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Oct 31, 2012 4:00am PDT
, absolute blackout. the local utility, con ed, actually had to cut power to some areas of brooklyn and staten island overnight. and along the jersey shore, the view from the air revealing just how much devastation that popular tourist area suffered. there's worries about leaking fuel in some still-flooded towns. new jersey governor chris christie is promising the area will be rebuilt. he says it won't be the same, though. >>> and further from the east coast, sandy will go down as a massive snowmaker. one ski resort in west virginia reported three feet of mostly heavy, wet snow that was blown by 60-mile-per-hour winds. the weight of the snow was too much for some trees, many of which collapsed across roads, forcing those roads to close. >> the scope is just unbelievable. >>> once again this morning, our broadcast is dedicated to the latest on the storm and its aftermath. >> and so, we begin with abc's mark greenblatt. he's in hard-hit lower manhattan this morning with the latest. good morning to you, mark. >> reporter: good morning to you. and most of the lights here in lower manhattan
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Oct 25, 2012 4:00pm PDT
assigned to work with local police in high crime neighborhoods. police chiefs say they can use the help. patrol is seeking federal funds to help pay for the redeployment. >> two san jose women are are under arrest accused of a monterey shooting. police say a 31-year-old and 30-year-old opened fire on a woman sitting with her husband in a parked car the husband gave a description. two women spotted just blocks away. police say the suspect and victim knew each other but are working on a motive, still. wounds described as nonlife threatening. >> san francisco, police have a person in custody. they're searching for two others following a shooting in a plain-clothed police officer this morning. the officer ended up chasing the vehicle to 23 and bryant streets. >> this is individual yof a mass evacuation that took place this morning around san francisco civic center. >> it wasn't caused by a real emergency. this is a drill involving federal workers from many buildings including city hall, superior court, federal building and ucsf hastings school of law. >> who should take care of san fra
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Oct 16, 2012 5:00am PDT
tree. >> locals and the town newspaper have come out to photograph the bear. they set a fraph for the animal overnight no word on -- they set a trap for the animal overnight. no word on whether it has been captured. >>> next, red bull -- bloomberg business report is next. >>> home sweet home warriors show off waterfront property where they hope to be playing in five years. >>> local group forms early warning system for neighborhood. >> cranberry cure. why scientists say a popular folk remedy may not work. have you heard of the new dialing procedure for the 408 and 669 area codes? no, what is it? starting october 20, 2012, if you have a 408 or 669 number, you'll need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number for all calls. o.k., but what if i have an 408 number and i'm calling a 408 number? you'll still need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number. so when in doubt, dial it out! >>> welcome back. mild start, mainly in the 60s a little fog later today the entire state benefiting from a nice warm-up. lighter winds still onshore flow mid and upper 70s from big sur,
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Oct 24, 2012 11:00am PDT
out rabid fans it brings out bomb squads, bomb sniffing dogs and x-ray months from local, state and federal agencies. >> world series is big going to be a lot of people here, different things happening want to make sure san francisco stays say >> reporter: before any truck can go to at&t park it has to pass through an x-ray machine this truck is carrying hot dogs, candy and other concessions for fans. >> we are going to run it through the trucks here do our scanner and see if there is any anomaly. >> reporter: officers are looking for problems, fans are looking for tickets. >> i dove up from l.a. last night -- i drove up from l.a. last night, slept in my truck, they said there was no tickets. >> reporter: he found a scalper and is hoping for the best. >> seemed honest enough. i don't know. i don't know what the frisco crowd is like. >> reporter: he paid $150 each for standing room only. for those who can't afford those prices there's this line they are hoping to watch three innings from the window in the outfield. they insist this is better than the view on tv. >> being here and hea
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Oct 14, 2012 9:00am PDT
team is back in town. you can already feel the spirit spreading across the area. local businesses getting ready for fans and all the profits that they will likely bring. now the giants have been warming up for today's game against st. louis. team members say they feel good. they are happy for the home field advantage and they are counting on a boost from cheering fans. local bars and restaurants like the polo grounds are gearing up for hungry, thirsty customers. they say they need the business to survive flynn this time of year. don't forget about all that gear, giants merchandise, hat, t-shirts, all hot sellers. some team members say it's all about believing in yourself. and the fans say they believe in the giants. >> i'm here from north carolina. we spend money to come see these guys when they come to win. >> it's one of those things we knew we believe in ourselves and we knew we could do it. we had to take it as the cliche goes, one game at a time. we really did. >> the difference will be who can play together, who can stick the closest and who is the better team, not just on t
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm PDT
area university. >> and local schools hoping to take a bite out of bullying by centering a new program around lunch breaks. >> there is live doppler 7 and i'll let you know who will see a possibility of showers coming up. >> and we know anything can happen on live tv. you're going to see this show went on after a host fainted on the job. the news continues in one minute. >>> an american fizzit who studied in uc berkeley is the co-winner of the nobel prize in says fizics. and will share a $1.2 million prize with a friend. the two indly developed method odds manage and control fragile quantum states. >> it's a bit over the top. and this is probably in some people's minds i'm probably a lot smarter than i really am. >> and the work could help scientists develop super fast quantum computer autos congratulations autos there are schools taking a different approach to stopping bullying there is four schools kicked off a no one eats alone campaign. there is the story. >> lunchtime can be lonely for some kids. >> and this is ip going to feel sad because i zront no one to sit with. >> it
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Oct 24, 2012 4:00pm PDT
more authorities to cut the budget when lawmakers won't don't act, loosening rules on how local governments can spend state money. >> prop 31 recognizes state government is broken and this is a modest first step towards restoring confidence that state government knows how to spend taxpayer money. >> the trouble opponents have that say they it will be hard to find money for injuries. lawmakers who work on the budget say they're worried about the cop politics and what that might mean"nñxd when disaster triks if another layer is added if cal fire needed $50 million, the state has to find $50 million in cuts or new taxes to offset the expension, lawmakers tend to have long debates over money. >> imagine this happens and you have to call back legislature toñ have a discussion when there is an emergency. >> the impatch iswq unpredictable. many pro visions are untested. if approved changes are considered constitutional amendments and will be difficult to alter later. >> 7 on your side is here now answering questions that you sent to him. this first one from elva who asks we have a so
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Oct 9, 2012 4:00pm PDT
hiked up to 25 miles a day. garcia has been found taken to a local hospital now for evaluation.ñr çoy now in the bay for two sea lion that's need help. >> abc 7 news is live where this is happening. >> this is the res you just included momentszv ago, there is small drama here in san francisco. everyl/y knows sea lion buzz there are are two of themso! entangled in packing material and a team ofç a half dozenym most of theç day trying to rescue them thatt( began around 11:00 this morning and÷ú usually wÑúym see.47t7q÷ú animalsÑ"gñÑig on the dock here. the fact tourist attraction is more than that. one sea lions swam out to seaç and has not returned but the team was more successful with the second and that made it easier, they'll get the plastic off of it. and there is more on that plastic. >> these guys are curious. they know it and get it on like a caller and this stays on. they wear it and grow into it. the lesson is... the part of the reason why they went through this trouble is that we did this. this trash came from people z in the ocean here, there is no doubt we had
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Oct 5, 2012 7:00am PDT
the security guard who sent that e-mail to a local anchorwoman about her weight. it sparked outrage across the country. she fought back on the air. his message to her now. >> i truly apologize to jennifer. that's the last thing i ever wanted to do. >>> and duel of the divas. the escalating fight between mariah carey and nicki minaj. reports this morning from carey that minaj threatened to shoot her. and now mariah carey has hired more protection. the latest on this fiasco, threatening to blow up "american idol." >>> happy friday, everyone. good morning the all our viewers in the west. as you know, robin is recovering from her bone marrow transplant. great news about her coming up. great to have elizabeth vargas here. >>> big news coming out this friday morning. how it could shake up the race for the white house. >> we have big news on gas prices this morning. they're spiking in california. approaching $6 a gallon. stations are closing down because it's too expensive or there is not enough to stock up. >>> also on the show today. an amazing reunion ahead. the cast of "clueless." the
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Oct 4, 2012 7:00am PDT
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Oct 28, 2012 5:00am PDT
out crowd at&t park. that's where the local kids made a video to cheer him on. lufkin where he was a big baseball star. his parents had little potential for his potential. >> we thought maybe he can get college paid for with the baseball thing. we never dreamed we would be here. >> but they are in comerica park tonight watching their son and son-in-law on the field. every game now the next biggest of his field. >> we look at him and he's just brandon and arizona but everyone else that looks at him, wow, wow, your son is a major league player. wow. >> how do you keep all of that from getting out of control? >> oh, we are just country folk. we don't let that go to our head. >> well, maybe just a little on a special occasion like this. >> that's my boy! >> when darryl belt says "that's my boy" he means it. all of us looked at his 24-year-old son on that stage but in his heart he still sees the one-year-old who could hit the heck out of a baseball. electric detroit, abc7 news. >>> so here is a look at the games ahead. game four today at 5:07. if a game five is necessary, it would be tomo
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00am PDT
of state and local government, major lenders and community partners. data from 2007 through 2011 shows one of every seven in the flatlands neighborhoods received a default notice. officials will address the problem to take advantage of the new settlements. they hope to reach 3500 through community outreach and offer services as well as legal and financial help. >>> a's resume division playoff series at the coliseum 6:00 tonight they can't afford to lose another game. they worked out yesterday. each of the next three games is an elimination game. the area announced anderson will be starting tonight. giants in the same do-or-die situation they face the reds in cincinnati today. bailey threw a no-hitter and reds have not been swept at home all season. forget the odds the giants' bats have been asleep at wheel, scoring only two runs in both game one. one mover loss for the giants and it is over. this is the -- one more loss for the giants and it is over. this saturday it turns around. >> go to our facebook page under abc7news.com click on go giants and a's choose your team and post i
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Oct 18, 2012 12:00am PDT
, very long running sketch locally produced show and before i was on it, early '80s and joe walsh played and the executive producer told me this story about how the only thing in joe's rider, and the rider is the thing the artist needs before they go on stage, i don't know why it's called the rider, it didn't ride along with them. but his one thing was a chilled bottle of vodka. and he -- the guy said, i put it in there, they did their sound check and there was like a half an hour of break and during his -- he went back to go to, you know, to see what, how the green room was and the bottle of vodka was completely empty. and he went out and nailed "rocky mountain way." so -- and, i was like -- yes. alcoholism! yeah! [ applause ] think about what you're applauding right now. no, but he absolutely went out and nailed it. just nailed it. that's why i drank a bunch of peach schnapps. i am so missed up right now. >> jimmy: very good to see you. "community" will premiere on twitter on friday. >> yes, watch that. it's the new way to do things. >> jimmy: the new way. >> joe walsh will be p
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Oct 28, 2012 6:00am PDT
election has local, as well as national issues that everyone should be concerned about, according to this woman, the executive collector of -- executive director of oakland rising. >> we want to make sure people are clear about what is going to be on the ballot and make sure they feel motivated and clear about getting out to vote. >> i'm a local republican volunteer. >> while democrats are walking the districts in oakland, democrats are walking those in contra costa counties. in walnut creek, volunteers are on the phone making sure the republicans know the issues, candidates and get out to vote. the chair of the california republican party said republicans have been energized by the presidential debates. >> i don't know if it was just the debates or the fact it is the last month of election, but we have had a surge sense the first debate. >> becky, the chair of the contra costa republican party, says the phone banks are the tip of the get-out-to-vote effort to vote effort in the county. >> the last two weeks we've walked permanent absentee republican voters and now we are walking wal
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Oct 27, 2012 6:00am PDT
little bit. >>> a local celebrity chef is part of san francisco general hospital's chronic diseases. it looked like a cooking show yesterday. jonathan bloom has the story. >> add to that some chopped celery. >> she's been featured in movies, tv and magazines. but today chef tracy is cooking before a live audience at a hospital. >> put the scallions in there. >> the toughest question in her restaurant may be which wine to pair with dinner, the crowd here is look for answers to a different dilemma. >> how do you eat healthy with only a little bit of money and gas five dollars and you have so many other priorities for the survival of life. >> that's why san francisco general hospital brought in a celebrity chef and pulled away the ribbon on this newly donated demonstration kitchen because now every thursday afternoon the hospital will open its doors to the community and turn it's attention from treating diseases to preventing them. >> diseases like diabetes, obesity, heart disease, kidney disease. the list goes on and on and these are diseases that in large part can be prevented with a
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Oct 22, 2012 2:00am PDT
only as good as the information loaded local crime labs like the one in santa clara county. a new audit shows in gnaw sent people had their dna information entered into the system and meant for criminal suspects. this is where santa clara crime analysts work on dna evidence with hopes of serving crimes. once they created a dna profile they loaded it into a system. >> the purpose is to try to identify the perpetrators of crime. >> but not all profiles are supposed to be up loaded. >> it has to be relevant to the crime, or at least you have to feel it is relevant to the crime and also that it is from the perpetrator. >> here is the problem. a u.s. department of justice audit found the crime lab has shared dna profiles it should not have shared. they looked at 100dna profiles the lab up loaded, and as a result of the audit, 44 profiles had to be removed from the national database. what the final report calls a large number of inappropriate profiles, and we believe the laboratory may have additional ineligible profiles. >> before 2006 we concede that we entered a lot of profiles that we sho
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Oct 15, 2012 7:00am PDT
she bought at her local grocery store. >> i had eaten peanut butter three days in a row. i just got so sick. i mean, seriously, this is a big deal. >> reporter: nearly 3 dozen people have been sickened in 19 states from coast to coast. this morning, there's concern that with so many products on the list, that number could be growing. now the entire list of products to stay away from is on the fda website. the name to look for is sunland. the challenge is that company makes peanut products used in many brands. >> that's a huge challenge, thank you, jim. for a full list go goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo!. >>> now, to our heartwarming story of the morning, the rescue dog duke, the hero. he saved the life of their 9-week-old baby girl. abc's dan harris with the story. >> reporter: duke was adopted from a shelter six years ago by the brousseau family of connecticut. a favor he's now repaid in spades. it happened last week when duke jumped on the brousseaus bed in the middle of the night, shaking uncontrollably. >> he is insanely obedient. this was extremely bizarre. >> reporter: they kn
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Oct 18, 2012 4:00am PDT
was thin and it would break. it was a bad idea. absolutely. >>> for some of you, your local news is next. >> we'll see you in a bit. you won't run into the top ten appliance brands just anywhere. only sears carries them all. this is the top ten advantage. this is sears. you're playing tomorrow. [ coughs ] ♪ you can't let a cold keep you up tonight. [ snores ] vicks nyquil. powerful nighttime 6-symptom cold & flu relief. ♪ if you can't take a sick day, here's a cold hard fact. alka-seltzer plus cold & cough may cause marked drowsiness. try dayquil cold and flu for non-drowsy relief of these symptoms. so you can save the day, not worry about falling asleep. [ laughter ] >> break being news, a search underway for a missing petaluma girl last seen at a park near her home. what police are saying about a man she was seen with. and new images of mysterious streaks in the sky and when we might be seeing it again. plus it's heating i am. we have the forecast. >> hottest day of the week. we saw the regular flag warning. high fire danger. >> and it's 49 andate new york. storms across the d
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Oct 17, 2012 11:00am PDT
then at 5, local firefighters are doing more than just wearing pink for breast cancer awareness month. see what else they are doning to raise money those stories and more today at 4 and 5. >>> the vote is in, palin is out. >> on dancinging with the stars -- on dancing with the stars bristol palin was sent back to alaska. >> voters favred alley. >> eight couples go on the dance floor live next monday at 8:00 right here on abc7. >>> before we go, wayne freedman in st. louis for the game just tweeted a picture of lights going on getting dark because of the storm coming. >> i wouldn't doubt if it is rained out, we'll see. >> thanks for joining us. >> who wants to be a
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Oct 29, 2012 4:30am PDT
. obama reminded people to follow instructions of local officials before he cancelled a scheduled appears in florida. hurricane sandy forced mitt romney to change his plans for the second time in the last few days. romney campaigned in the state of ohio yesterday instead of virginia as planned. his campaign cancelled appearance for tomorrow in new hampshire. romney telling supporters one stop in ohio, our throughouts and prayers where the -- our thoughts and prayers are with the people who are in harm's way. >>> many fans watching on a jumbotron. thousands watched the world series with other giants' fans and share that sweet victory. others lined restaurants and bars in the city. a lot of celebrating there. now they are ready for the parade which will be this wednesday. the planning started days ago when we were heading in the right direction. i didn't say only two more games until we have the world series. i didn't want to jinx us. >> i know, i said full out, because i wasn't superstitious. >> we'll look at sandy of course what is going to happen wednesday with the parade and trick-or-tr
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Oct 14, 2012 6:00pm PDT
awareness of leukemia and him -- lymphoma. a local woman makes good and won, boats 25,000 others. that's fantastic. >> leigh: great weather this morning for the runners there, and we're starting to get more in the way of high clouds, even low clouds venturing over the bay. let's look at the cam in the east bay. those high clouds making for a terrific sunset right now, but we had some concerns earlier this morning with some pockets of very dense fog, slowing down travel, reduced visibility, and we can seep that see narrow again tomorrow. here's a look at live doppler 7hd, showing you some of those high and mid-level clouds, mainly in the north bay. a littleow cloudiness near the coast. north bay, novato, even into sausolito. high clouds moving in and just a little bit of cloudiness starting to gather near the coast. daly city and the great highway right now showing low cloudiness and a little fog developing there. here's a look at our highs for today. warmed up nice limit 80 was the height for fairfield. 78 in antioch. 66 in san francisco. we have 76 degrees today in gilroy. tempe
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Oct 5, 2012 11:00am PDT
it is a great way to acknowledge jobs' profound local impact. >>> union square's newest clothing store is open for business this morning. a japanese store offering apparel in a rainbow of colors it opened before 10:00 on powell street a block south of union square. the new store will have the so-called magic mirror it lows customers try on one jacket and electronically the color to see how it looks in another color. >> fascinating. >>> increasing clouds in the north bay. sunny out there in parts of the bay, as you look towards our high-definition emeryville camera you can see filtered sun. how that will impact the forecast today and the weekend. >>> san francisco's busiest weekend is officially underway. the music is playing in golden gate park, it is great and it is free. i'm amy hollyfield i'll >>> the busiest weekend of the year is in store for san francisco a million are expected to visit. amy hollyfield joins us live from golden gate park. >> reporter: this is poor man's whiskey performing for a lot of middle school students who were bused in they are jamming out having so m
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Oct 17, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. >>> tonight a major salvage fraigs to save a yacht and local team's chances of winning the america's cup. >> i'm nannette miranda. a new report shows a big discrepancy when compared to average californians. details head. >> a giants fan whose business was destroyed by fire the team steps up to the plate to replace a precious momento. >> you're looking at a live picture tonight. high temperatures and wind conditions have triggered a fall fire warning. good evening, everyone. >> let's get straight to spencer christian. the fire warning going into affect now. is that correct? >> it is from 6:00 this evening until 8:00 tomorrow morning. you can see there is no coastal fog. it's warm to shot hoth inland. 82 degrees here in san francisco. 7 owe in half moon bay. 84 in santa cruz. there is 91 at clover dale. with temperatures rising and dry conditions and gusty winds developing in
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Oct 22, 2012 4:00am PDT
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Oct 20, 2012 1:05am PDT
to san francisco. the giants' team leaves st. louis at 2:30 in the morning local time. from st. louis, wayne freedman, abc7 news. >> and here is a look at the schedule for the giants. game 6 will be played at at&t park on sunday at 4:37. if there is a game 7, there will be a game 7, it will take place here on monday at 5:07. >> we are counting on it. >>> as baseball season nears an end, it looks like hockey will never begin. all games canceled through november 1st, and the likelihood of any season is shrinking fast. nick smith is live in san jose. no fun for the fans, obviously, and no business for merchants who depend on those hockey games. >> a we we are here on busy san pedro street, and it is always popular, but on game day, the bars and the restaurants are packed and over flowing with people who fill seats to watch the sharks play. if they don't play, then they don't have the business. business owners said they won't have the staff. there is a trickle down affect that will be felt by everyone. >> the shark tank is a great place to go. it is one of the best venues. >> but so far t
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Oct 19, 2012 11:00pm PDT
morning local time. from st. louis, wayne freedman, abc7 news. >> and here is a look at the schedule for the giants. game 6 will be played at at&t park on sunday at 4:37. if there is a game 7, there will be a game 7, it will take place here on monday at 5:07. >> we are counting on it. >>> as baseball season nears an end, it looks like hockey will never begin. all games canceled through november 1st, and the likelihood of any season is shrinking fast. nick smith is live in san jose. no fun for the fans, obviously, and no business for merchants who depend on those hockey games. >> absolutely, dan. we are here on busy san pedro street, and it is always popular, but on game day, the bars and the restaurants are packed and over flowing with people who fill seats to watch the sharks play. if they don't play, then they don't have the business. business owners said they won't have the staff. there is a trickle down affect that will be felt by everyone. >> the shark tank is a great place to go. it is one of the best venues. >> but so far this season it has remained sharkless. the nhl has official
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Oct 24, 2012 5:00pm PDT
really... in style. stay with us. >> in at bc 7 newsroom coming up at 6:00 local police officer who blew the whistle on some comrade skpdz why he claims he was forced to retire for expoding fraud. also getting to the bottom of prop 32, is it about taking money out of politics? or just money from one influential group? the stories and more coming up at 6:00 now back to dan and cheryl. >> thank you. see you then. >> a virginia man putting a halloween spin on a dance from south korea taking the world by storm. ♪ [ music ] . >> he decorated his house with 8500 lights and programmed them to click on and off to the song gangman style. >> and virginia residents are driving t
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Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm PDT
area. i'll have the latest on th local weather and the rain possibility. >> thank you very much. ews is livet moffe field. bay area members of the national guard a headed to help in search and rescue operatns >> re right. five huge car planes have field here carrying 100 personnel. the largest plane that left here is a c 17 globe master. it's carrying two helicopters which are essential to operations. 129 rescue wing of the california international guard is trained for these types of deployments. many of men and women going on this mission have actually taken part in other hurricane air rescue operations so they know what to expect. hours can be long, work can be dangerous, and rewards, amazing. on ha aimilar assignment during hurricane floyd in 1999. >> we had taken people off the top of their houses and we did 12 plus hour days where we'd be at night. picking up people's flashing flashlights. >> the 129th wing is being spent to -- sent to charlotte, north carolina. right now, the international guard personnel don't know how long they'll be deployed. it will depend on where it hits,
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Oct 2, 2012 1:40am PDT
her. cropp said she was beyond humiliated telling a local station in saginaw, the subsequent bullying intensified. >> i had actually thought about suicide. >> but when people found out about it, they rallied around her. local business owners encouraged her to embrace the title providing a dress, hair styling, makeup, shoes, dinner for the big night. there are now more than 120,000 likes on a support whitney face book page. in an interview airing tuesday on "katie," cropp and her mother say they hope the story inspires students to stick up for one another. >> normally, to me, i go with my heart and my gut. do this and show them what you are worth. >> there may be kids out there who have liked at her, seen her story, said i can do that too. >> reporter: as for friday night, cropp walked out on to the field with more than 1,000 cheering supporters including some from the opposing team. >> i have no word for this right now. >> reporter: though cropp wasn't crowned homecoming queen she turned what was a prank into a moment to shine. lindsay davis, abc news, new york. >> that upset
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Oct 19, 2012 6:00pm PDT
coast and pushing locally over the bay. mainly clear skies now and mild conditions. 64 across the bay in oakland. this are the features, it will be turning sunny and mild tomorrow, rain begins sunday night. we can have a stretch of wet weather starting sunday night and going into the middle of the week. satellite images shows a frontal system north now. clear skies for us. mainly clear skies. setting maps into motion as we move into sunday. you can see clouds getting closer and closer. rain developing here point bay area by sunday evening into sunday night. looks like a wet commute monday morning. the front continues to sweep through. let's close in on that. we do have a winter storm watch in effect for much of the sierra. up to six inches above 6,000 feet. this may impact travel on interstate 880. tonight partly cloudy skies. mild conditions. lows will be into upper 50s to around 60 degrees, then looking to tomorrow mainly sunny skies, highs fromd-60s tos like over into the east bay. 75 in livermore. near monterey bay, mid-70s inland. here is the accu-weather forecast. after sunny, m
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Oct 30, 2012 5:30pm PDT
, local reporter wabc reporter michelle charles brought us that picture moored a mile away. the 14-foot lift on that water took that thing and put it on a road in staten island, onshore on top of a city street. >> moored a mile away and sam champion is here with us. as you know, he'll be with us throughout this evening, as always, thank you and for some of you watching we say good night. for others, stay with us for more of our one-hour broadcast, the latest on the perfect storm, more dramatic stories and videos coming up. stories aon. videos coming up. see you soon. >>>. >> i warning tonight for world series revelers don't let things get out of hand tomorrow. the rules for the big event. >> super storm sandy tonight we're live with dozens of workers packing up and preparing to leave to turn lights on back east. >> a high security laboratory. the toughest crimes are solved. our vic lee gets a look inside. >> and luke sky walker meets buzz lightyear. a blockbuster movie deal involving one of the bay area's best known film makers. >> a million people jammed into san francisco the las
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Oct 23, 2012 4:00pm PDT
this evening. there could be some locally heavy down pours. temperatures raininging from mid-50s to low 60s early tomorrow morning, showers continue. showers likely early morning readings 44-52. tomorrow afternoon, areas of sun. clouds, and a chance of showers into afternoon hours tomorrow, high temperatures ranging from about 58 at the coast to 64 inland. how will this affect day one of the world series? take a look at that in the accu-weather forecast. a little later. >> thank you. >> in vallejo, police hope that a $10,000 cash reward will help bring in more clues to help them solve a horrific case they're calling a quadruple murder. >> the 28-year-old was pregnant with twins when she was shot to death along with her fiancee. it happened at their home, police say two men were seen running away and jones and mills were the intended target. >> this is the worst pain imaginable. no parent, no mother, no father should ever have to experience what we're experiencing here today. >> police have set up this anonymous tip line, 1-800-488-9383. >> take a look at this, alameda county sheriff
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Oct 25, 2012 1:05am PDT
. since it is our local team we have become a fan. >> clarissa with her great work and her back dwrownd in softball and -- background in softball and in sports she would be a perfect person to enjoy this once in a lifetime opportunity. >> her favorite player is buster posey. she is hoping she gets to meet him and score some autographs. she also gets to see the game. >> once i get up there i will probably feel the pressure of everyone watching me. it will be nerve-wracking. i will still go out there. >> become hopes to become a computer engineer for google and a giants ticket holder. leslie brinkley, abc7 news. >> what an experience. >> good for her. it will be fun to ouch what. >>> from baseball to skiing, you could be on the slopes this weekend. >> the mountain resorts have enough to open on friday. it will be the first to open this season. >> they got 30 inches this week and another 6 inches this morning. >> here is sandhya patel with the forecast. >> n early taste of winter there in the sierra nevada. let's look at live doppler hd. a lot of cloud cover out there and leftover
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Oct 31, 2012 11:00am PDT
, dignataries, local politicians, broadcasters, ownership will be moving through and the last people that will move through will be the ball players themselves. >> we are at first and market now about as far as the parade has moved that's where abc7 news reporter katie marzullo is now. >> reporter: terry might have big names where he is, but we have big fans here. take a look at the sea of orange and black that has lined market. the depth of people is endless. right now they are watching the front office staff and their families go by. pretty much anyone in black and orange is getting some cheering today. he got here 5 a.m.. >> yeah, [ inaudible ] [ screaming ] >> reporter: what about this guy here? >> proud of the giants, proud of the city. have a good time, be safe, love the giants. >> reporter: putting his money where his mouth is. the fans aren't only on the street they go several stories up. we'll try to get you a shot here. folks who live and work in this building have good advantage points maybe as high as sky 7. here at market and first with a great group of fans and a lot of
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Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
ahead the story of an amazing come back. >> and these local baseball players have reason to cheer after losing nea >>> no matter where you are let's check with spencer christian. >> and following that, tomorrow, topping out at 100 degrees and still quite a few. and cloverdale 100 in fairfield and antioch. 101 in livermore and mid to upper 90s in other locations. and will be holt down near monterey bay again, tomorrow, highs 94 in watsonville. and inland, 99 morgan hill. 100 in gilroy. and don't forget america's cup this week underway, practice and sunny skies and winds out of the west at 10 knots. and here is the accu-weather forecast. cooling begins on wednesday further cooling thursday ask tlut the weekend by the time getting to sunday, inland highs into 70s. and quite a change. >> and thank you, spencer. >> we've heard about the little league team from petaluma that went to little league world series. >> yes. but what you may not know is another boy's team made it to its own world series. >> michael fin gee here with a team overcame great diversity and won it all. >> you're goi
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Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm PDT
17-year-old robbers. and this two robbers fled and ended up in a local hospital. one teenager died and another in critical condition. police describing the man who fired shots as a good samaritan in the city's mayor says that praise is appropriate. >> this is a good choice of words describing what happened. someone chose to get involved. >> one of the woman who was held up told me she was terrified. loyal customers say the man did the right thing. >> there is a way to protect himself. he did a good thing, i think. >> police looked at video and investigators say the shooting appears justified. >> there are consequences to actions and this does sometimes end in death. >> the case will be reviewed by the district attorney. >> this is going to be a very busy weekend. coming up next there is a taxi medallions that arrived today just in time to get you around town. >> and i'm spencer christian. special events and activities this weekend will skies be cloudy or blue? i'll answer that in the accu-weather forecast coming up. >> and later the california campaign commercial that is being pull
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Oct 24, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. proposition 32 banned government contractors for making political contributions to state and local races through payroll deductions. tapping into voter frustration, supporters say the aim is to stop the power of big money that drowns out the average joe. >> this is frustrating with gridlock unions have created. and that the little guy is not being heard. >> proposition 32 sounds balanced. both corporations and unions can't use payroll deducks for political purposes but the no side points out 99% of the corporations do not donate that way. group that's wanted to temper big money oppose 32 because they say it's too lopsided putting labor units in a great financial disadvantage its like trying to solve gang violence by taking knife as way from one gang but leaving guns in the hands of rival gangs. you know? we need a measure that is taking all special interest money out of politics.. >> california monday cause points out ceos and certain companies called llcs are exyefrt from proposition 32. the measure does nothing to curtail super pacs were down donated are unlimited and spent on behalf o
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Oct 4, 2012 5:30pm PDT
homework, look in the local newspaper, check it out and price it correctly. >> the first time. okay, thank you. real money, sharyn alfonsi. good to see you again. >>> and coming up right here, a new dinosaur, we're seeing for the first time. could change the way you think about the prehistoric beasts. tt, not quite knowing what the next phase was going to be, you know, because you been, you know, this is what you had been doing. you know, working, working, working, working, working, working. and now you're talking about, well you know, i won't be, and i get the chance to spend more time with my wife and my kids. it's my world. that's my world. ♪ starts with arthritis pain and a choice. take tylenol or take aleve, the #1 recommended pain reliever by orthopedic doctors. just two aleve can keep pain away all day. back to the news. [ male announcer ] how do you turn an entrepreneur's dream... ♪ into a scooter that talks to the cloud? ♪ or make 70,000 trades a second... ♪ reach one customer at a time? ♪ how do you help doctors turn billions of bytes of shared information... ♪
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Sep 30, 2012 5:30pm PDT
: local police officials have a different story saying she drove into the agent for reasons that are still not clear. >> and literally ran our agent down. the agent actually was impacted, was hit by the vehicle and carried several hundred yards on the hood before fearing for his life. >> reporter: and police say that's when he fired his gun at least five times according to witnesses killing her. the entire incident unnerving this california community. >> yeah, i want justice. yes, whoever shot my wife, that guy, whoever he is, he needs to get shot. yeah, he needs to get justice served. you don't shoot an innocent person. >> reporter: police have gone house to house searching for eyewitnesses as part of this investigation. they are still awaiting an autopsy report. david? >> reena ninan in our washington bureau tonight, reena, thank you. >>> now to that alarming problem overtaking some of america's lakes. we even saw it in washington, d.c., this week at the lincoln memorial where the famous reflecting pool was filled with clumps of green. it is happening all across america making some
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Oct 26, 2012 1:40am PDT
not been charged around remains in critical but stable condition at a local hospital. as for a motive for the case, investigators say they don't have one. at least not yet. >>> for everyone, particularly all the moms out there, just, a heartbreaking reaction to that kind of story. it's just, no words. >> one of the most excruciating things that we have to do as working moms is hire somebody that we trust, hire a babysitter and a nanny. when i leave for work, i fully put my kids in my nanny's hands. it's frightening just like that a woman could snap. >> and new york is a city full of nannies. you can't walk around new york without seeing a nanny pushing kids in a stroller, walking the kids. and it's just heartbreaking too. the thing that -- one of the tidbits that came out during the day was that the dad was away and flying home to new york. he is on a plane. >> doesn't know. >> doesn't know what happened. imagine he gets off the plane at the airport here in new york, i assume someone from the police had to greet him and break the news to him. he's just getting off a flight. the
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Oct 30, 2012 1:40am PDT
have this at abc7news.com. >> dan: a local school could have lost a teacher to budget cuts. >> carolyn: michael finney is here to telling you about pro-active parents.>> >> parents at sunny side elementary were not about to take it lying down so they turned to the internet. up next, she helped save a teachers job and you can too at your school. >> dan: facebook employees deny why dozens of instant millionaires will have to wait [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents fabulous but...when i add chicken, barbecue sauce... and cheese...and roll it up woo-wee! i've made a barbecue chicken crescent chow down. pillsbury crescents. let the making begin. here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes the light delicate layers add a layer of warmth to your next dinner. pillsbury grands biscuits let the making begin. >> carolyn: on this age of budget cuts, school education is ongoing challenge in the community. >> now a new tool and it is catching on. >> carolyn: michael finney explains how it works. >> here is the word, crowd cloud funding. social media and com
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